Down the Docks

June 5, 2007

The Staggeringly Obvious, pt. 312

Filed under: Current Affairs — ealing @ 12:36 pm

LA police admit riot ‘mistakes’. Check the last two paragraphs:

Meanwhile, the union which represents the LAPD’s more than 9,000 officers has called for members of the unit involved in the melee and their commanding officers to attend training in crowd control.

Such training had been abandoned in an attempt to save money.

Apparently, in stressful situations, most people can’t do what they haven’t been trained to do.

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